District Court (Sixth District : Sevier County) Criminal registers of action
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
Records and documents pertaining to a particular civil, criminal or probate action are filed together by the court clerk and collectively these documents constitute the case file. As these records or actions are filed, the clerk enters them in the registers which comprise this series.
A register of actions may contain the following entries for each case: name of the attorney for plaintiff and defendant, name of the judge presiding over the case, petitions, complaints, summons, answers to summons, orders from the court, assignment of judges, exhibits, judgment, findings and conclusions, costs, decrees, requests by attorneys for instructions to the jury, verdict, motions for cross complaints or new trials, amendments to previous answers, disclaimers, bonds, and inventories.
Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological by date.
Between 1896 and 1923 the court kept civil and criminal case entries in the same register books. For access to criminal case entries prior to 1923 consult the first three volumes in series 27462.
Between 1896 and 1942 the court clerk filed criminal and civil cases together. Beginning in 1943 these two distinct case file types were split and kept in separate series. At that time the court began renumbering criminal case files. The new numbering scheme is reflected in the second volume in this series.
Civil and criminal case files from the District Court (Sixth District : Sevier County), Series 331, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.
Criminal case files from the District Court (Sixth District : Sevier County), Series 6945, contains criminal case files from the court created after 1943.
Civil registers of actions from the District Court (Sixth District : Sevier County), Series 27462, contains criminal register entries prior to 1923.
Index to plaintiffs and defendants from the District Court (Sixth District : Sevier County), Series 27463, provides case file numbers that can be used to access the register entries in these volumes.
Index to actions from the District Court (Sixth District : Sevier County), Series 27464, provides case file numbers that can be used to access the register entries in these volumes.
These books were transferred to the State Archives for microfilming in June 2010. After filming they were returned to the court.
This series is available on microfilm.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was processed by Jim Kichas in July 2010.
Indexes: Alphabetical indexes for this series covering 1897 to 1991 can be found in series 27463. Indexes: Alphabetical indexes for this series covering 1897 to 1955 can be found in series 27464.